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DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, heart and liver

Gene-editing technology has been used to restore partial vision to blind rats, paving the way for revolutionary new treatments that alter DNA in damaged parts of the body.<p>It is the first time scientists have precisely modified DNA in non-dividing cells of the sort that make up most adult organs and …

Controversial gene-editing technique injected into cancer patients in China

Latest use of technology seems to avoid use of embryonic cells, may spur international race<p>Experiments in China with a controversial gene modifying …

Nelson Mandela Death: A Look at South Africa's First Black President | The New York Times

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Eye Makeup

Carefully Applied Dyes Reveal Colorful Anatomy of Fish

<i>Cleared</i> is a photo series by formally trained engineer and mathematician Adam Summers that offers a new way of viewing marine life. The scientific photographer, who has always been fascinated with biology, took it upon himself to experiment with his specimens by altering the pigments of their …

University of Washington

Mourning Mandela, Around the World

Nelson Mandela death: Crowds gather to pay tribute

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1034000/1034845_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522228593_dcf12723d39e6072278e24bec6d0d438<p><b>Vigils are continuing across South Africa as thousands mourn the death of former leader Nelson Mandela.</b><p>People have been remembering his legacy, …

South Africa

6 Chemical Reaction GIFs That Will Make You a Smarter Person

Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, …

How Google Earth helped find Mozambique's lost forest of Mount Mabu

In a time and on a planet where we think we know everything, Kew Gardens scientists used Google Earth to identify a lost world perched on a lonely mountain in Africa. Now you can see the film that documents how they made this discovery.<p>Deep within the heart of the African nation of Mozambique there …

Drug-Resistant Germs Bred In Humans Show Up In Wild Animals

A new study finds a hospital superbug in crows.<p>Crows don't often hang out in hospitals, where the overuse of antibiotics has created drug-resistant germs. Yet crows in some areas of the U.S. carry drug-resistant bacteria in their bodies, according to a new study. Poop from about 2.5 percent of the …

Public Health